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SHOP: Midnorth Mercantile

Midnorth Mercantile, Mike's vintage shop and barber parlor was, quite frankly, my favorite place ever, and I made an effort to stop in frequently. Boasting an impressive collection of Schott perfecto jackets, saddle blankets, worn-in Wranglers, Gokey's boots, Mexican serapes and Woolrich 1970's  ski vests -- there was nothing for women, only racks and piles of my favorite thing -  RRL archive-worthy vintage menswear. Sometimes picking up a Dobbs wide-brimmed fedora, or a Pendleton flannel, or a perfectly tatty olive drab army jacket, I always found whatever I needed along with a hefty helping of  inspiration and conversation.

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